Christopher’s Catholic Update

Adeste Fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful)

By Saint Gabriels Newsroom / December 25, 2012

O come, all ye faithful, Joyful and triumphant! O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem; Come and behold him Born the King of Angels:

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A Solis Ortus Cardine (turning-point of the rising of the sun)

By Saint Gabriels Newsroom / December 25, 2012

From lands that see the sun arise, to earth’s remotest boundaries, the Virgin-born today we sing, the Son of Mary, Christ the King.

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“Joy to the World, the Teachers Dead”

By Saint Gabriels Newsroom / December 19, 2012

Here we are again. It is almost Christmas. Have you been bad or good? Does it really matter?I recall seeing a particular episode of the Simpsons, not so long ago, in which the devil-may-care attitude of Nelson sang a mock Christmas tune with joyous dreams of barbequing the head of a teacher and flushing the…

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How to Use a Catechism

By Saint Gabriels Newsroom / December 18, 2012

Edmund Mitchel has donated an excellent resource to Saint Gabriels Newsroom. You can visit his blog over at


Every Catholic needs a copy of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. And every good Catholic should be very familiar with their catechism. Be a real Catholic, refute heretics, know what the Church truly teaches, prove you speak orthodoxy, learn about your faith, defend your faith, hold religious educators accountable, be a Catholic in the fullest sense. But once you have a Catechism, how do you use it?

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Pope Reaches Out To Catholic Youth By Joining Twitter, Giving Up On Catholicism

By Saint Gabriels Newsroom / December 13, 2012

Even though the Onion isn’t my first or even second choice for finding interesting content related to Catholicism; this particular video says volumes about our faith (or lack thereof).  This video not only applies to teens, but the Catholic population in general. Luke-warm Catholicism is widespread, even amongst those who attend weekly Mass! Remember Pauls…

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The Feast of Christ the King

By Saint Gabriels Newsroom / November 25, 2012

Today is the Feast of Christ the King, which is the last Sunday of the Liturgical year in the Roman Rite (Originally set in October).   This feast was instituted in the encyclical letter Quas Primas written in 1925 by Pope Pius XI. 1925 was also the sixteenth centenary of the Council of Nicaea (where…

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Hildegard von Bingen: O pastor animarum (plainchant)

By Saint Gabriels Newsroom / October 6, 2012
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What Would Jesus Do?

By Saint Gabriels Newsroom / October 4, 2012
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Motion 312 Defeated

By Saint Gabriels Newsroom / September 27, 2012

Yesterday the Canadian Motion 312 was defeated in the house of commons. For those who haven’t been following the details, 312 was introduced by MP. Woodworth as a private members motion to do a study on when a human becomes a life under the criminal code.  Many abortion advocates were vocal about this, and so…

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Awesome Child imitates Priest

By Saint Gabriels Newsroom / September 13, 2012

This has to be the most awesome thing I have ever seen! Young child imitates a Priest!

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